Making Tracks funding decisions August 2012
NZ On Air will fund 24 new music projects from its August Making Tracks funding round. ...more
The Gunslinger's Ball on tour
Digital music market to grow 15% per year
According to global analyst firm Ovum, the global digital music market will grow at 15% per year, with revenue reaching $22.5 billion by 2017.
NYE festivals in brief
Dunedinmusic.co.nz turns 7
Music website, dunedinmusic.com, will celebrate its seventh anniversary next month with an all-ages event presented by the youth mentoring initiative, AMPED Music Project.
Smokefreerockquest finalists announced
The country’s top eight high school bands have been selected to play off in this year’s Smokefreerockquest national final ...more
New music festival set to ring in the New Year
The end of year calendar is filling up with yet another New Year’s Eve festival announced to ring in 2013 ...more
First line-up announcement for CMJ 2012
Coach announce album release tour
The APO receive NZ Diversity Award
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) has been honoured with a New Zealand Diversity Award by the Human Rights Commission.
Universal/EMI deal approved by Canadian Competition Bureau
Apply to play at SXSW 2013
Applications to showcase at the 27th annual South by South West Music Festival are now open.
Young Gifted & Broke artist showcase
Local underground label, Young Gifted & Broke, will present an artist showcase at Auckland’s Studio venue on Friday 14 September ...more
Rhythm and Vines first line-up announced
Applications open for Music in Parks 2013
Artist submissions are now open for Auckland Council's Music in Parks 2013 summer concert series.
Dragon announce 40th anniversary tour
SFRQ Top 20 bands named
The top 20 secondary school bands in the country have been selected in the lead up to the finals of Smokefreerockquest 2012.
Collapsing Cities album release tour
Clap Clap Riot album release tour
This September/October, in association with music discovery website theaudience.co.nz, Clap Clap Riot will embark on a seven-date nationwide tour ...more
The Datsuns new album and free download
The Datsuns will release their fifth studio album 'Death Rattle Boogie' on October 5, ten years to the day since their internationally acclaimed self-titled debut hit store shelves. ...more
Finalists announced for the 2012 Waiata Maori Music Awards
[Full list] ...more